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Campaign 82 / Fins. #280747

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 29, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(No location given) Issue of campaign spending in current races examined; Alabama Congress race between Albert Lee Smith Junior and Ben Erdreich cited as example Amt. raised by Republican and Democrat campaign cmtes. compared on screen and role of respective PACs discussed. Lindy Boggs, Phil Gramm coffers mentioned. [Mark DAYTON - notes amount of personal money he's spent on campaign in race against David Durenberger.] Extremes in campaign spending in south California race between John Crean, Pat Archer and Ron Packard examined. [CREAN - acknowledges amount spent for primary; criticizes those running his campaign] Amt. of personal money spent by New Jersey candidate Frank Lautenberg against Millicent Fenwick noted. Fenwick's refusal to accept PAC funds or spend own money noted. [LAUTENBERG - thinks Fenwick starts with advantages he doesn't have.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Common Cause's assessment of Senator cands.' campaign expenditures so far reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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